BG 56 C-E - $189.95 DSRP


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BG 56 C-E

DSRP: $189.95

An easy-to-use handheld blower with a simplified starting system.

Don't let yard work be hard work. Ideal for cleaning up leaves and debris on walkways or driveways around the home, the new powerful, low emissions BG 56 C-E handheld gas leaf blower features the STIHL Easy2Start™ system, making starting virtually effortless. Designed with a specialized stop switch and semi-automatic choke lever, the blower automatically resets itself to the run position while hel...Read More
Print Spec Sheets
BG 56 C-E Specifications
DISPLACEMENT 27.2 cc (1.66 cu. in.)
ENGINE POWER 0.7 kW (0.9 bhp)
WEIGHT 4.2 kg (9.3 Ibs.)
FUEL CAPACITY 540 cc (18.3 oz.)
BLOWING FORCE* 13 Newtons
AVG. AIR VELOCITY** 60 m/sec (134 mph)
MAX. AIR VELOCITY** 71 m/sec (159 mph)
AIR VOLUME AT NOZZLE** 700 m3/h (412 cfm)
SOUND PRESSURE RATING** 70 dB(A)
POWER SOURCE Gas
*Newton is the force needed to accelerate 1 kg of mass at the rate of 1 m/sec2. **Tested in accordance with ANSI 175.2 standard. All specifications provided by Andreas STIHL AG, as of April 2016.
Model Features
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    Built in the USA
    Indicates products that are built in the United States from domestic and foreign parts and components.

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    STIHL Easy2Start™
    The STIHL Easy2Start™ system makes starting STIHL® outdoor power tools almost effortless, eliminating the need for a strong pull of the starting cord. This advanced starting system is designed to make starting STIHL® products fast and easy. The specific system may vary by model, but in each case, a quick pull overcomes the engine’s compression to minimize the strength and effort required to start. Available on selected products.
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    Purge Pump Primer
    The purge pump primer feature enables the user to prime the carburetor with fuel, enabling easier starting. The purge pump primer is designed in a way that the operator cannot flood the machine by priming the carburetor too many times. Flooding the engine is still possible if the choke is not removed after the engine fires.
Standard Features
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    Common Features for Handheld Blowers
    View the features common to many STIHL handheld blowers.

Important Information
Note: STIHL recommends use of fuel with no more than 10% Ethanol content. Using fuel with greater than 10% Ethanol content may cause damage to your equipment and may void your STIHL warranty. Learn More…
WARNING! Improper use of any power tool may cause serious or fatal injury. Read, understand and follow carefully the operating and safety instructions in your instruction manual before using such products.

STIHL products sold through U.S. STIHL Dealers are for distribution in the United States only.
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BG 56 C-E is rated 4.4 out of 5 by 492.
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Spring and pull cord Mind you I have had this blower for at least two years. The first time that the spring and cord mess up it was on me for jerking the cord. After the first time I got instruction from the technician on how to start the blower. I did as the technician show me and it still mess up. I have gotten the spring changed a total of four times. I don't want to take it back to the technician that is why I an on your web sight looking for parts.
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plenty of power to move wet oak leaves & light enough for me,(78 yr), to hold. My first gas blower; 56 c was a lucky guess. It's light enough for me to hold and use and powerful enough to blow wet oak leaves, starts easy.
Date published: 2017-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great value for the price Light weight, easy to start, and plenty of power, economically priced
Date published: 2017-12-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Couldn't have made a better choice for a blower. Excellent product at an affordable price. Purchased this product after the failure of a NiCad model of a competitor brand. Very pleased with the purchase of this brand and model.
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Blower review Full throttle rpm needs to be higher. Fuel tank should be a bit larger
Date published: 2017-11-29
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Easiest starting blower This blower starts easy, moves a large volume of air, and is very light weight. Had mine for most summer and all fall and cleans up clippings and leaves great. Can't wait to see how it works on powder snow.
Date published: 2017-11-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quality Had an old Stihl blower for over 10 years. Replaced it with another well known brand...what was I thinking? The other brand only lasted 3 years. Now I've gone back to a Stihl. Instantly notice the quality difference. Lighter; quieter; consumes less fuel; less fumes.Luv this product and bought it from a great dealer..G&J in Bluffton SC.Happy customer!
Date published: 2017-11-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Works as Expected, Stihl is my go to brand Uses same Stihl fuel mix as weed wacker and chain saw. Easy start, prime, pull starts up first time, everytime. This has plenty of power to blow huge piles of wet leaves, small sticks. My buddy has had a similar Stihl blower for 10 years and it's still running strong so I know it has good "genes". I also got the gutter attachment kit. Awesome buy. Neighbors all asked to borrow it to clean their gutters!
Date published: 2017-11-25
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